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Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm CDT
congressional district meet tonight in another debate. republican joe walsh and democrat tammy duckworth will debate at seven o'clock at the meadows club in rolling meadows. the event is open to eighth district residents. duckworth has accused walsh of being a right-wing extremist. walsh says duckworth is a tax- and-spend liberal. the eighth district was recently redrawn to favor the democrats. time is running out to register for next month's election. to handle a last-minute rush of registrations. the chicago board of elections at 69 west washington is open today until midnight. your form must be filled out and signed in ink and can't be submitted by email or fax. and if you mail in your registration. it must be postmarked by today. you can still register after today but you'll have to go to the office in person and cast your ballot during the same visit. a daredevil will have to wait a few more hours before making attempting to break the speed of sound. due to wind conditions felix baumgartner's plan to jump from a balloon at 120 thousand feet above new mexico has been delayed. the red bull
Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm CDT
i love 'em! paul ryan is hoping to ride the wave of republican momentum when he faces joe biden in tonight's vice presidential debate. good afternoon. i'm dina bair. and i'm tonya francisco in for steve sanders. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. our top story for his part biden will need to recover some political ground for democrats. the candidates will meet at centre college in danville, kentucky tonight. hot topics will include ryan's budget plan. which is popular with conservatives. biden also is expected to hit hard on the republican plan to create a voucher system for medicare. polls show the race is tightening into a virtual tie. especially after last week's presidential debate. where mitt romney was widely viewed as the winner over barack obama. both sides say they're ready. >>i know how he will attack us. >>i think joe just needs to be joe. ryan is a smart and effective speaker. his ideas are the wrong ones. though biden is considered more experienced than ryan. political analysts say the vice president must avoid
Oct 12, 2012 12:00pm CDT
strong opinion either way. vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan agree on very little during last night's contentious debate. >>vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan faced off last night in a heated debate.the candidates challenged the facts. reporter sandra endo was in danville, kentucky for the debate. they presented different visions for the country. 23 million americans are struggling for work. 15 percent of americans are living in poverty. this is not what a real recovery looks like. >> ryan had this chap. i think the vice president very well knows that sometimes the words do not come out of your mouth or a. the right i think ryan was more presidential. president obama said biden was terrific. voters narrowly favored ryan. results for a statistical tie. while the candidates came out pretty even according to the polls. political analyst paul lisnek says joe biden gave democrats what they needed. a pro-life congressman and physician once had a relationship with a patient and reportedly persuaded her to have an abortion. the huffington post says tennesse
Oct 10, 2012 12:00pm CDT
congressman joe walsh and democrat tammy duckworth face-off in their race in the eighth district. they debated everything from social security and taxes to defense cuts and president obama's health care law. in front of a thousand people in rolling meadows. >>are you going to vote for someone who is going to do the hard work or someone who is more of the same? duckworth accused walsh of voting against the interests of his own constituents. walsh called duckworth a failed bureaucrat who wasted taxpayer money while serving in the blagojevich administration. mitt romney says if elected president he would reinstate a policy banning federal funding of private groups that provide abortions. romney also told the "des moines register" that he has no abortion-related legislation on his platform. that's contrary to earlier statements romney made promising to appoint supreme court justices who would overturn roe-v-wade. which affirms a woman's right to have an abortion. after the remarks were published online, romney's campaign spokeswoman reiterated that romney is opposed to abortion. a sp
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